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#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

'It will potentially be the trickiest test for myself and Garry'

Robbie Henshaw says he’s looking forward to playing Wales under lights.

They got a bonus point, but only one English player made our Six Nations Team of the Week Top XV This post contains videos

They got a bonus point, but only one English player made our Six Nations Team of the Week

Choosing half-backs was pretty straightforward in round three.

Gold for Ireland's Downey and English at Track Cycling World Cup in LA

The team-mates are bang in form ahead of the World Championships.

'He's the one who drives what we do': Murray praises Sexton influence as half-backs steer Ireland past France

The duo delivered 16 of Ireland’s 19 points in the win over France.

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

Rory Best on lessons learned in defence that delivered a second Six Nations win for Ireland

Best also explained how Ireland’s phase play brought them back into the game.

From The Daily Edge From Frostbit Boy to Pint Baby: 10 people who could only be famous in Ireland An Examination

From Frostbit Boy to Pint Baby: 10 people who could only be famous in Ireland

Assorted Late Late Toy Show Children, too.

From TheJournal.ie Rivers of Buckfast bottles and human excrement in playgrounds: How can Ireland clean up its act? This post contains a poll

Rivers of Buckfast bottles and human excrement in playgrounds: How can Ireland clean up its act?

We look at international solutions to dirty litter habits – and whether they would be effective here.

Two years after taking up track cycling, Lydia Gurley is already winning World Cup medals for Ireland

And the Galway woman has her eyes on this year’s World Championship.

Championship chase is on as 'semi-final' in Cardiff awaits Ireland

Devin Toner called the win over France a quarter-final. So the tasks only get tougher from here on in.

# ireland - Saturday 25 February, 2017

'We had to work for everything': Ringrose delighted to come away with French win

The young centre played a vital role for Ireland on a tough night at the Aviva.

From The Daily Edge Which contender for Taoiseach has the most embarrassing Twitter account? An investigation Taoiseach Twitter

Commanding halfbacks, first-half frustrations and more Ireland talking points

Ireland’s wings made some important defensive plays, while there were signs of tactical tweaks from Joe Schmidt.

Here's how we rated Ireland as they ground out victory against France

Jamie Heaslip and CJ Stander led the tackle count, but who was your man of the match?

Murray and Sexton to the fore as Ireland keep Six Nations title bid alive

The Irish halfback pairing were superb as Joe Schmidt’s side saw off France on a 19-9 scoreline.

As it happened: Ireland v France, Six Nations

Can Joe Schmidt mastermind another win over Les Bleus? We’re going minute by minute.

From The Daily Edge Michael D. Higgins meeting Martin Scorcese is as adorable as you'd imagine Marty Meets Michael
From The Daily Edge 18 thoughts we all have while sitting in a towel after the shower Post Shower Thoughts

18 thoughts we all have while sitting in a towel after the shower

The ultimate act of procrastination.

From TheJournal.ie Our President on a BMX? Here's the story behind that famous photo Michael D

Our President on a BMX? Here's the story behind that famous photo

One of the all-time great Irish photos.

Poll: Who will win today's Six Nations clash between Ireland and France? Round 3 This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win today's Six Nations clash between Ireland and France?

The big one kicks off at 4.50pm this afternoon.

# ireland - Friday 24 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge An Irish journalist had an excellent response when a troll suggested Aoife was a 'smug, posh name' Aoife
From The Daily Edge Everyone fell for the lovely Clare farmer getting excited about his calves on the RTÉ News So Proud
From The Daily Edge 15 times Amy Huberman’s Instagram was a gift to us all Hubes

Ireland's U20s will need to keep a close eye on the 17-year-old son of a France legend tonight

Nigel Carolan’s side are looking to make it three wins from three.

# ireland - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge Only A True Crisps Master Will Get 100% In This Quiz The Real McCoy

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's Croke Park win over England 10 years ago?

Cast your mind back to that historic day in 2007, the day Ireland hosted England at Croke Park.

'I'll always come away having learned something new' - Ringrose

The centre will win just his sixth cap this Saturday, but is lapping up every lesson.

Jackson took benching 'with a smile' as Schmidt slips Sexton back in

Joe Schmidt expects to need both of his out-halves against France.

From The Daily Edge A church in Galway is setting up a drive-thru service for Ash Wednesday Roll The Window Down

Sexton starts as Ireland aim to keep Six Nations chase alive against France

The out-half is one of three changes as captain Rory Best also returns after illness.

From The Daily Edge Shout out to the Young Fine Gael lad caught winking on live telly last night Wink Wink

Ireland hockey captain David Harte wins world Goalkeeper of the Year

It’s the second consecutive award for the Corkman.

From The Daily Edge There's a cute little 'Que Sera Sera' notice on all Dublin Bus stops today in honour of Storm Doris The Future's Not Ours To See

Testy session with Schmidt's seniors has raised U20s' game for France showdown

Lock Oisin Dowling is confident Nigel Carolan’s side can produce a much-improved performance tomorrow night.

# ireland - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Analysis: Ireland's scrum will get a huge test against monstrous French pack

The Irish forwards face their biggest challenge yet this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Spread the news to your American friends - Kerrygold is banned in the state of Wisconsin Butter Madness

Spread the news to your American friends - Kerrygold is banned in the state of Wisconsin

An old law means you can’t buy the popular butter in the US state

From The Daily Edge Kerrygold has been banned from sale in one American state and people are like, 'Oh hell no' Butter Smuggling
Marmion willing to work and wait to match 'best in the world' Murray 999

Marmion willing to work and wait to match 'best in the world' Murray

The Connacht star is firmly in the role of impact player for Ireland.

# ireland - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

IRFU to pull three key Ireland players from Six Nations to go on 7s duty

Tom Tierney’s side are set to lose Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller and Hannah Tyrrell.

The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan previews Ireland's game against France

Former Ireland head coach Eddie O’Sullivan joins Murray Kinsella to look at the key talking points ahead of Ireland’s first home game.

New Jersey date with US set for Ireland's summer schedule

Ireland will clock up the air miles this summer as they travel to face the USA before a two Test tour of Japan.

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